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cyclone. it was actually more like a winter storm when you look at the science behind it. and so that is covered. >> we're watching the president and chris christie make their way to the microphone. we'll cut away to that in a moment. >> okay. >> how soon will you be able to write these checks, tom? >> we're writing checks and putting people in hotels and things right now. we're helping people get their lives back together immediately. >> can you characterize how big this storm is in terms of the bottom line on allstate, versus other storms? >> i can't speak for just allstate but the industry estimates are of course it's speculative at this point but looks like it could be the fifth biggest hurricane in the history of the united states so it's a large, severe hurricane but in terms of allstate we're well covered. >> and you are putting people up in hotels and trying to answer their claims right away is what you just said. >> we're doing everything we can. we need help contacting loved ones if they need help with water, getting clothes, getting into hotels, we have people go door
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science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> a tough day and the stock market wasn't even open. half the country got pounded by hurricane sandy. how about some good news. coal after getting absolutely pulverized, 74% from the peak. rb on a technical basis. my cleek at the street.com. the dow jones coal index is reversing it is actually started breaking out to the upside. ♪ hallelujah and once the markets open again he thinks we could have a serious coal rally. why are they so, confidence. take a look at the weekly chart at the u.s. coal index. it shows that investors it has pretty much defined the downtrend in the coal index. it was only in brief rallies. for months and months and mon months, that is the national park. fitzpatrick points out that the balance of aggressiveness has normalized and for the last few months it has turned sideways. security changes handed at the same general level. base building and it is awaiting a resolution. now the buyers are taking wall street coal index. it has become light. time down to the kurpt price and now we reached a point where the coo
most climate science is junk science, they even would never tie an event ike this to climate change. here's the thing that i pointed out to you, andrew, the last category 3 hurricane was wilma, that was seven years ago. this is the longest period in a century in terms of how long we've been between category 3. back in 1954, between august '54 and august of 1955, the east coast saw three different storms make landfall each of which caused twice as much damage as sandy. now you weren't born in 1954. it caused twice as much. here's the chart of the average global temperature and this quietly was reported by the uk climate office. that shows the average variability from 14 degrees celsius which is the average. there's the no discernible rise in 16 years. >> cuomo's point he was trying to stay out of the controversial subject. he said the political ban derte doesn't want to get to. his question is should new york be prepared for flooding. maybe this is a situation talked about yesterday we're building in areas we shouldn't be building in. >> the storm that caused $180 billion in damage.
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> before we answer your tweets and e-mails, time for homework. remember, i got stumped earlier this week on tuesday. bill in virginia asked about texas capital bank shares. that's tcbi, not to be confused with tcby, the country's biggest yogurt chain, at least according to themselves. i wanted to look at tcbi's earning reports due out the next day. tcbi reported a 2% bead, not too shabby. and demand deposits and loan help for investments and increased year over year and from the previous quarter. but there was something disconcerting. what was disconcerting, tcbi's net interest margin came in at 4.36%. higher than most banks, 45% basis point declined from the third quarter of last year and a 13-point basis decline from the previous quarter. real mixed results. that's how much they mean on each loan. tcbi, the parent company of texas commercial bank. and they deliver highly pe
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. syou know, i've helped a lot off people save a lot of money. but today...( sfx: loud noise of large metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) what a strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> a tough day and the stock market wasn't even open. half the country got pounded by hurricane sandy. how about some good news. the good news like the fact that coal after getting absolutely pulverized for ages. down an astounding 74% from its peak in a
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to -- >> i know, but i'm talking about the social yol guests that write articles about science. let's check on the markets. futures are trading, but down about 61 points. half a percentage point for the dow industrials. could i make the point since we'll be looking for things to talk about today, i could make the point that statistics from labor day to the election 90% of the time if the markets up, the incumbent wins. the number of 13,090. so 17 points above where we close the day before labor day. ohio getting much closer apparently. anyway, let's look at the oil board. if you look at the s&p and how it's come down recently, a lot of the risk assets have come down at the same time the s&p has. went up on qe and once revenue started coming in it light or -- >> denniss also pointed out we could see big margin calls. >> take a quick look at currencies. or the ten year. probably down around 1.7% or so on the ten year. guess we'll go to kelly in london. you're back over there. you made it. that's good. >> i was on a flight out saturday night. i i know they started shutting town things on sunda
to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. you're watching "squawk on the street" live from the financial capital of the world. opening bell set to ring in a little less than two mississinu. the man on that balcony right there. normally it is celebratory. today is more about resolve. making this thing happen amid difficulties and problems. no guarantees about how today is going to go. they are as sure as anybody expected them to be even once we started getting that surge in the new york harbor. >> bloomberg terminal is not doing that well now. that story. bob steel worked at goldman. this ubs news is moving everything august of the big international banks. this is an underreported story. >> i want to do more. hopefully within our broadcast. we have so many things to cover. i agree with you. i want to get to ubs. it does have far reaching implications potentially for what they did. hopefully we'll have more on that. >> ubs and deutsche bank. higher trades in the banks overseas. financials here on the s&p 500 is the best perfor
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> normally around this time we would talk about the opening bell doing stock chat. the markets are closed. i made a quick list this morning of broad sectors off the top of my head. travel, banks, exchanges, retailers, restaurants, insurers, and utilities. >> i tell you what will happen which is part and parcel with 2012. the quarters will be reported and everyone will use this as an excuse of why things are not so great. refining company lose as couple days. the supermarkets, we have numbers there. clearly when you went to the supermarket this weekend they were selling stock that would probably otherwise be there forever so you can restock. kroger up nicely last week in anticipation of a big rush this weekend. >> look at this note from citi. the note put out on friday detailing exposure that retailers have. most exposure to the east coast where the hurricane is going to hit. super value up 34% of stores in the northeast. you mention drugstore chain or supermarket is where people might go to stock up for preparation
and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> president obama has declared a major disaster for new york city and new jersey after superstorm sandy left 16 dead along the east coast. millions on the east coast left in the dark this morning. an estimated 7.8 million are believed to be without power and experts say it could be several days before it's restored. a huge fire ripped through breezy points in queens destroying 50 homes in one of the most remote neighborhoods. new york city subways remain closed after water poured into the subway systems and tunnels around manhattan. an mta spokesperson called it the worst damage to the subway system in its 108-year history. >>> the storm collapsed a construction crane in manhattan. robert frank is in new york on the scene with the latest. robert? >> reporter: there is some new information. i spoke to the fire chief who came out of the big meeting with the building developer, the engineer, the crane op rater and he said they're at the mercy of the weather. they cannot do
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science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. the massive storm has stolen the stage from the presidential electi election, which happens one week from today. john is here with the latest. >> well, the impact today was clear. the president cancelled his campaign events. he monitored from the white house with members of his administration the situation with efforts to recover from the impact of sandy. tomorrow he's going to travel to new jersey and appear with chris christie, the republican governor who said very nice things about his response so far. mitt romney also canceled the political portion of his public events today, although he did appear in ohio at an event to raise funds and supplies for the relief effort for people affected by sandy. the long-term impact, how it's going to affect the vote, is very, very speculative. no one knows. i haven't talked to many political people who think it's going to change many people's votes, but it could disrupt voting in some places and cause polling places to have to move. i'll be very interested to hear what ed r
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> coming up on the three-minute mark right now as we finish out this historic day here at the new york stock exchange the dow is going to finish down about six points. we were all wondering what the tone of trading would be today, as mutual funds and other companies needed to square their books not only at the end of the month, the end of the fiscal year for a lot of mutual funds and it has been a pretty orderly day today. >> it was orderly, volume was light. today it was all about executing make sure that trade can get executed, get through the day, make sure business is back and can be on track going forward. >> joining success one of the heroes, jok mccain, executive vice president for u.s. markets here at the new york stock exchange and one of the guys that's been working around the clock to get things back on track again so we bow to your effort there. >> thank you. i've never been called a hero before. thank you. >> when do you exhale at the open after you get the trade off today or as you
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first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it'st ce. from td ameritrade. >>> coming up on three-minute mark before we close out. we're getting pretty decent gains. we're strengthening into the close here. the s&p with a gain of more than 1%. the nasdaq had been the best performer today, a gain of 1.4%. the dow is up about a percent right now with a gain of 129. it was up 177 at the peak. the best and worst performers among the dow components today, the financials have done very well. bank of america, our best perform we are a gain of 4.4% in today's trade. pfizer had earnings out today, down 1.3%. when we look at the best and worst performing sectors among the s&p components today, materials did the best. maybe that sandy play anticipating that. a gain of 1.9%. the worst performers included the consumer staples, which may be hit initially by what's going on with sandy and the utilities, which certainly have suffered as a result of the devastation in the parts of the northeast as a result of the storm. on the floor with maria there, warren myers, market analyst and dme s
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. just after the bell, insurance giant aig came out with third quarter as a results, both earnings as well as revenue beat expectations. the stock coming under pressure in the after hours trading session. we should note these results do not include the effects of superstorm sandy. joining me now to talk about that is aig president and ceo bob benmosche. we appreciate you joining us today. >> my pleasure, maria. >> so let's first talk about the earnings results. take us behind the numbers. how would you characterize business? >> i think it's another strong quarter for aig. we've had, you know, several in a row now. all of our businesses are profitable, all contributing strong to the earnings. so we're very pleased with the results, and the fact is as i've said before, the crisis is over. the company's fundamentally very strong. very strong liquidity position and capital position for the company. we're continuing to grow into the future. >> what's your expectation for the next quarter, b
is now. this idea that romney has since put politics ahead of this good science. and that's where kellyanne references -- >> he did that -- >> hold on. his point is the mitt romney that he knew all those years ago is not the right ring guy running for president now. that's the poink he makes. point he makes. >> and that is what making this a close race because mitt has moved a little to the center. but another one i can't let go by. president obama now wants a secretary of business. ap-mitt romney's response is, hey, listen, i'm doing it. i got 25 seconds. i know how to get business. the other guy wants a secretary of business. this is the weirdest darn thing i've ever heard. >> well, remember, bloomberg fancies himself as a presidential candidate not once but several times. we don't need another government agency. >> indeed we don't. you have that totally right. and you did it right in the middle of the time frame. >> i agree. how about that? >> terrific. you're very honest tonight. that's it for tonight's show. thanks for watching. larry kudlow. president obama: there's just no
each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> this strong dollar is the culprit. it stayed strong. it's up at about a one-month high against the euro. that has pushed gold down 2% today. crude oil down 2% today. stocks have gone with it as well. very quickly on the sectors for the week. again, i call this the sandy effect. the strength was in basic materials. now everybody's lower right now. so for the week, we are seeing minus signs across the board. let's bring in ben willis. what do you make of this late selloff and why we're going down today? >> well, it's a perversion of wall street f you will. the fact of the matter is the economic data is pointing to such great strength that that gives the idea that the fed will back away from the easy money policy that's been in place. the twist will expire. et cetera, et cetera. that's driving up the dollar. the commodity based dollars are trading lower. so you had gold come off. you had oil come off. they also broke support levels, or 85 level on the west texas intermediate. they fed on themselves.
't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> eastern earnings season -- tonight we have shown you how to look for signs of what to do with your portfolio over the long run. because the earnings report and the subsequent conference calls are the crucial thing. here's the deal. they don't have to be shoot first ask questions later experiences. actually the opposite. conference calls are ask questions, ask questions, then ask some more questions. and only then maybe take action. we are asking specifically about what the growth of the earnings per share might be and how expensive that would make the stock versus other stocks in the sector. and maybe other stocks in the market as a whole. usually regarded as being the s & p 500. we want questions answered about gross margins, whether they're going to be increasing. why we have to judge if earnings estimates might be beaten in the future. we are looking for signs of dividends, these days the most important indicator of a company's health might be boosted. we are looking for catalysts to pro propel a stock higher after ear
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> absolutely stunning pictures of sandy as we take a look at this radar. as you can see, it is going to pack a wallop, not only in the high winds, but massive amounts of rain. it is a slow moving storm so it is going to be over much of the eastern seaboard for some time. as we have seen, hurricane sandy is already hitting the refineries, consumers and wall street. here to put some more numbers to the headlines. he's going to be with us the next couple of days. thank you so much for joining our team here at cnbc. or perhaps we're joining your team at the weather channel. people are at home, they're not out shopping certainly. what's the impact do you think on the retail sector? >> it's going to be a significant impact. citigroup just put out an analysis of november, calendar november or physical november. they estimate that it could take about 3% or 4% off of specialty apparel retailers and specialty retailers in general because of the storm. ironically though, october wi
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> gold having its worst day in four months, dipping below $1,700. prices closing rights now. sharon epperson tracking the action at the nymex. what's the issue, sharon? >> traders says it is more than fearso fearso fearsome friday that is taking gold prices down. the low of the session, $1,675 an ounce. that looks tonight closing price here. that fact we're seeing this sharp slide has a lot to do with the relative strength we are seeing in the dollar. after positive factory orders that we got, the jobs report also strengthening the dollar and causing a lot of trader to wonder if we really will see stimulus action taken effectively. also of course we have the election on tuesday and once that uncertainty passes, if there's still a lack of risk appeti appetite, traders say we could see much lower prices. look for $1,670, the 200-day moving average as the next key support level. >>> let's get to trader action here at the nyse as well. bob pisani joins me on the floor. >> i think sharon's got it right.
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> bob pisani, a big interview with the head of the new york stock exchange with a big opening. bob, take it away. >> the important thing all systems are go, so far. new york stock exchange, nasdaq, everyone saying they are going to be open. joining us on the phone, duncan niederauer, ceo of the new york stock exchange. duncan, good afternoon. >> bob, how are you doing? >> terrific. so it's all systems go? can you walk us through what happened this morning? you gave us an update yesterday. tell us how met with this morning and how you came to the conclusion everything was going to open as normal? >> yeah, sure thing, we appreciate you letting us be on again today, too. so, first of all, we had to make sure we got through the evening and that we got through last night's high tide and this morning's high tide in lower manhattan so we've had people on site throughout the evening. and we got the report this morning that there was no -- there was n
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "squawk box" this morning. home depot stores in the northeast helping people protect and repair their property after super storm sandy. and joining us is home depot's northern division president runs 800 stores across 22 states. and i imagine you have not had an opportunity to sleep over the past couple of days. >> well, first of all, thank you for having me on this morning. last couple of days have been interesting. our first intention was to figure out the damage across the knead and see how we can help our customers. >> what's open? what's not? >> so as of ri
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, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> we're back to watch what some traders are calling the first real test of the market this week because we have the first ipo opening after sandy, restoration hardware. we'll talk with the ceo in a moment. we're told the idea of delaying it was never really seriously broached. the only question was whether to get everyone here it physically. it appears they're going to do that, work on this and we'll see how liquidity operates in the new environment. the salvation army helping those in need during hurricane sandy and our thanks to them after all the good work to them. >> restoration hardway isn't the only ipo in the test of the markets post-sandy. we have a natural gas partnership and dkl also pricing light restoration hardware at the top end of its range. so it's a big day here overall. restoration hardware, right behind us. a bird's eye view of what's going on with this. priced at $24 which is the top ebbed of the range, $28 to $30 looks like the range right now. we'll see where this goes as we approach it an
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